Birthdays in History in October 1955

  • Oct 1 Duško Tadić, Bosnian Serb
  • Oct 7 Ralph Johnson, American computer scientist
  • Oct 12 Ante Gotovina, Croatian army general accused of war crimes, born in Tkon, Croatia
  • Oct 15 Cathy Ladman, comedienne (Don't Tell Mom the Babysitter's Dead)
  • Oct 17 Georgios Alogoskoufis, Greek politician
  • Oct 17 Kerry James Marshall, American artist whose works seek to challenge the marginalization of African-Americans, born in Birmingham, Alabama
  • Oct 18 Rita Verdonk, Dutch politician
  • Oct 20 David Profumo, English novelist
  • Oct 26 Stephen K Robinson, PhD/astronaut (STS 85, sk:95), born in Sacramento, California
  • Oct 27 Debra Bowen, American politician, 31st Secretary of State of California (2007-15), born in Rockford, Illinois

Person of interestBill Gates

Oct 28 Bill Gates, American businessman and billionaire (founder and CEO of Microsoft, richest person in the world), born in Seattle, Washington

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates
Microsoft Founder
Bill Gates